Project Assistant Cape Town


Project Assistant


juwi Renewable Energies (Pty) Ltd, a subsidiary of the juwi Group, is one of South Africa’s leading renewable energy companies.  Our vision is that of 100% clean energy provision, security of supply and independence from erratic energy imports.  We focus on the wind and solar energy sectors in South Africa and have shown tremendous growth since opening here in 2010.
As the Project Assistant, you will be responsible for assisting the Project Development Team with various aspects of project development.

General project assistance
Assistance across a variety of tasks including:

  • Permit applications
  • Invoice processing
  • Project scheduling and costs
  • Participation within meetings and preparation of meeting minutes

You may also be asked to participate in field trips and RE related seminars
Optimization of Project Development processes
Various tasks aimed at improving the efficiency of the Project Development process, including the improvement/development of various Project Development Tools
Tender submissions
Assistance across a variety of tasks including:

  • Review of tender requests, information gathering and monitoring
  • Risk analysis regarding participation in tender
  • Preparation of documentation required

Compilation and submission of tenders
 General administration tasks
Various general admin tasks including:

  • Maintenance of electronic and hard copy filing system
  • General clerical duties including photocopying, fax and mailing


  • Degree or Diploma in Engineering, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or Environmental Science is preferable
  • Experience in Engineering, GIS or Environmental Science through tertiary education/apprenticeship training will be an advantage


  • Background knowledge in the field of renewable energy, particularly a conceptual understanding of wind and solar energy
  • Strong knowledge and proficiency in MS Office (especially Word, Excel and Outlook) is required, while knowledge and proficiency in GIS Packages such as Google Earth, ArcGIS will be an advantage

Personal Attributes

  • A good team player
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, whilst an additional local language will be an advantage
  • Thorough and diligent in your work
  • Self-motivated, proactive and reliable
  • Able to work under pressure and independently
  • Effective and efficient organizational skills
  • Able to manage different tasks simultaneously
  • Have a keen interest in the renewable energy industry
  • High degree of flexibility is essential as overtime may be required during busy periods
  • Intercultural understanding and the ability to work within an international work environment are important

Company contribution towards Medical Aid
Company contribution towards Provident Fund
Annual Bonus
Location: Cape Town
Contract: Permanent
Work Type: Full Time